August 17, 2018

Pedigree power on display at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

August 6, 2018 0

Fasig Tipton’s 98th Saratoga Sale features a 255-strong catalog of yearlings, highlighted by blueblood offspring of such major sires as Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro, Tapit, and War Front as well as a first-crop brigade headed by […]

Top 10 Memorable Races of 2017

December 18, 2017 0

Opinions will obviously differ, but for my money the following races stood out among the hundreds of graded stakes run throughout 2017. Enjoy the look back at 10 of the most memorable of the year […]

Champion Classic Empire retired

October 18, 2017 0

Classic Empire, the champion 2-year-old male of 2016, has been retired and will stand at Coolmore America’s Ashford Stud. Campaigned by John C. Oxley, Classic Empire concluded his juvenile season with back-to-back Grade 1 victories […]

Classic Empire scheduled for Saturday gallop

July 21, 2017 0

Champion Classic Empire is scheduled to gallop on Saturday morning following an easy week at Saratoga, according to assistant trainer Norman Casse. If he comes out of the gallop well, the classic-placed colt will breeze […]

Classic Empire out of Haskell consideration

July 16, 2017 0

Champion Classic Empire has been removed from consideration for the $1 million Haskell Invitational (G1) at Monmouth Park on July 30, trainer Mark Casse told drf.com. “I think his back is bugging him a little […]

Classic Empire out of Belmont with foot abscess

June 7, 2017 0

Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1) lost its expected favorite early Wednesday morning when trainer Mark Casse revealed that champion Classic Empire would not run due to a recurrence of a foot abscess in his […]

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